Fitness specialist Lauren Welch acts as spotter for balance class participant Marlene Seybold as she steps on and off the foam pad.

Did you know that an inactive 30-year-old can be more prone to falls than a 65-year-old who practices yoga or takes a balance class?

“Balance is age-related, but it’s also related to your activity level,” says Carrie Hughes, physical therapist and co-owner of Stay Home Safely, a company that makes homes safer for seniors through home modifications.

When is the best time to sell your house and move to Seabrook?

Laura Pia adopted Lilly from Puerto Rico just before Hurricanes Irma and Maria ravaged the island and brought the Shitzu mix to live with her at Seabrook.

What kind of pet is Lilly?

She’s a Shitzu mix. She’s about two and a half years old. I adopted her about two and a half months ago. She’s from a no-kill rescue, from Puerto Rico. I got her right before the hurricane.

Wow, she’s so lucky.

We’re both lucky!

How would you describe your pet in three words?

Left: Seabrook priority list member Jim McCorkel (front) teaches qigong to Bea Yeamans (center) and Bernard Degnan. Right: Donna Sica leads a monthly crystal bowls meditation class.

Spring is a time of rebirth, revitalization, and rejuvenation. With spring right around the corner, what better way to rejuvenate your own life than becoming more present and tuned in to your breath, body, and emotions?

Activities like yoga, tai chi, and meditation may be rooted in ancient history, but they’re just as beneficial today as they were thousands of years ago.

Ed Ganss tends to his garden at Seabrook in late summer.

With spring settling in, Ed Ganss is anxious to see if his red bud saplings survived the below-freezing temperatures of the harsh winter. Alongside salvia and tomato plants, Ed cares for saplings in plastic and clay pots in his garden spaces at Seabrook, then transplants them when they’re big enough to areas around the 98-acre campus.

A senior couple shake the hand of a realtor next to a Sold sign in front of a house.

The weather may not feel like spring, but in the real estate world, the spring market is well under way. If you’ve been considering listing your house, now is the time. And here are three reasons why.

1. It’s a seller’s market according to New Jersey Realtors®. Their July 2017 report concluded:

Associate Executive Director Jennifer McNamara and resident Donald Giles take a ballroom dancing class at Seabrook, the Erickson Living community in Tinton Falls, N.J.

Jennifer McNamara may crack corny jokes, but she takes her new role as associate executive director at Seabrook seriously.

Paula Digerness assumed the role of executive director at Seabrook. She’s lived all over, including rural Iowa, Southern California, and now New Jersey, where she’s passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives.

Paula Digerness may be new to the role of executive director, but she’s not new to Seabrook. And if you haven’t met her yet, you’re going to want to get to know her. She’s committed, kind, and says she’s a little quirky—endearing qualities shaped by a variety of life experiences around the country.

Picture A: stylish chair, picture B: a garden, picture C: a robin's nest with eggs

1. Which one of the above images do you identify with?

2. What’s your favorite way to enjoy dinner? 

a. Dining out with friends

b. Picking up to-go and watching a movie at home

c. Trying a new recipe in my kitchen